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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art

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Title

Mask

19th century-early 20th century
collected 1955


Artist

Unknown

Australia


Details


Place where the work was made

Torres Strait Islands Australia


Dates

19th century-early 20th century
collected 1955


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

wood, gold-lipped pearlshell (Pinctada maxima)


Dimensions

41.0 x 18.0 x 8.5 cm


Credit

Purchased 1976


Location

Not on display


Accession number

169.1976


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

595


Place

Where the work was made
Torres Strait Islands

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Ian North (Editor), Special exhibitions at the Art Gallery of South Australia: Seventh Adelaide Festival of Arts 1972, Adelaide, 1972. cat.no. 119

Tony Tuckson, Melanesian art, Sydney, 1966. cat.no. 202